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## Where's the number? - Xiang : Commentary

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Xiang has only correctly placed one of the given numbers on the number line. The numbers 1 and 7 have been placed on the wrong half of the line. Xiang was unable to give the number before or after a given number and could not explain the process used, but some numerals have been correctly written. To progress further, Xiang needs to practise ordering numerals and identifying numbers before and after a given number. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing below the expected standard midway through Kindergarten.

## Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

• Working Mathematically
Students ask questions and explore mathematical problems. They use everyday language, materials and informal recordings to demonstrate understanding and link mathematical ideas.
• Number
Students count to 30 and represent numbers to 20 with objects, pictures, numerals and words and read and use ordinal numbers to at least â€˜tenthâ€™ place. They manipulate objects to model addition and subtraction, multiplication and division. Students divide objects into two equal parts and describe them as halves. They recognise coins and notes.